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Social Media Reactions to Kuechly's Retirement

Jason Huber
January 15, 2020 - 10:15 am

Related: Luke Kuechly Announces His Retirement

The surprise retirement announcement from Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly on Tuesday night left everyone from fans to coaches to players in complete shock.

At the young age of 28, Kuechly joins a growing list of star players in the NFL aged 30 or younger who have retired in the last few years.

Named a seven-time Pro Bowler, Defensive Player of the Year and 7x All-Pro selection, Kuechly put together a Hall of Fame career in just eight short seasons.

Take a look at how notable players and coaches around the league reacted to the news on social media: 

Was a blessing being able to learn from you the last 5 years! Thank you for welcoming me with open arms into the LB room and showing me the ropes. Ima miss laughing and joking in the back of the room! Ima miss my locker mate, My teammate and MY BROTHER!! You the f’ing GOAT!! And the BEST DAMN LINEBACKER IVE SEEN AND EVER PLAYED WITH! You brought different swag to the game! Different energy, and Leadership to this team and Game! Im lost for words dawg! But health is the most important thing in life!! Im happy to call you a friend and Brother — enjoy retirement bro! #BTG #StandardIsTheStandard #LBC

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